Looking from Hotel Pelham, sec. 2, Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., September 25, 1896

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896-09-25

GUSN

GUSN-213041

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Description

The construction site for the Boylston Street subway station is seen in the image. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles ride on Tremont Street which is lined with businesses. The State House can be seen on the left side of the image. Further up Tremont, Park Street Church can be seen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
subway stations
construction sites
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
commercial buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
historic buildings
landmark buildings
parks (recreation areas)
churches (buildings)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00152
BTC Line Code TR
BTC Plate Number 00627
Transit Import ID 5974

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.01.02.1540

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item